The Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 1, No. 112, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 9, 1899 Page: 4 of 4
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Mr. J. C. Humphrey of South Mo-
Alester arrived here on the Katy last
night to visit bis sister.Mrs. C J. Hu-
Dolt. lie is on his way home at Sbel-
Deaths on Duck Creek.
Hugh McCaffery's son aged flfteeo
died Monday in the Duck Creek
country. A son of Mr. Singleton
living in below there also died about
the 6anie time.
Postmaster J. H. Butler says he is a
progressive mau and is going to prove
it. The fixtures of his oflice are to be
arranged in "U" shape and a number
of new boxes added.
Hnme Fmm Texas.
Mrs. Grope and daughter returned
to Fairland on the evening train yes-
terday. They came to Vinita yes-
terday morning from Texas where
they have been visiting.
G. W. Tritthart was down from
Hudson this morning. He has just
returned from Mississippi and says
that Friday people were on the streets
of Granada in their shirt sleeves.
Dll w "-! Til
And Singer Sewing t
ChHd Dead Wife flay Die.
The wife of Juryman Lewis who
died here last Tuesday is very
sick and was unable to attend the
funeral. Her youngest child died on
Monday. Mrs. Lewis was here last
week with the same child.
The Masons Went.
An escort of Masons went to Chel-
sea today to attend the funeral of
James Lewis deceased. Those who
went were J. R. Sheehan G. TV. Mill-
er John A. Chandler H. C. Miller
G. B. Chandler and Emmet Rhea.
Miss Eflie Greer and Jake Scudder
were married at Chelsea yesterday
morning. They passed through Vini-
ta last evening enroute to Cnecotah
their future home. They were ac-
companied by Mrs. Emma Moore
(nee Miss Scudder.) who is a cousin
of the groom.
Delayed by a Wreck.
The Frisco passenger train due here
at 9:44 a. m. did not arrive till 6:30 p.
m. yesterday. The delay was caused
by the train striking a stock train on
the siding at Knob View above
Springfield and derailing two cars of
stock and placing tbem in such a
position that the track was blockaded
several hours. Two head of cattle
were killed but no persous injured.
Gorton's Big White miustrels are
coming with an avalanche of burnt
cork merry makers producing a brand
new 1898-99 program artistic and re-
fined. This company is catering 'to
the public for the lead in minstreli-y
and has already made rapid strides in
that direction. The press of our lead-
ing cities afford to them general
praise in presenting a novel and va-
ried clean and elegantentertainment
their long list of prominent- miustrel
artists is an evidence of this fact.
Impress the date on your memory-
Tuesday Feb. 14th.
"The Bells" Concert.
"The Bells" concert company will
appear la the chapel of Worcester
academy this evening. The company
comes highly recommended and those
who attend are assured a first class
entertainment. Mr. and Mrs. Pitts
Messrs. Carroll Reagan and Sheppard
and Miss Nelson compose the
company and judging from
comments of the press of the territory
tl rough which they have just passed
every member is a star of the first
magnitude in their particular instru-
mental or vocal color system.
Last night at the opera house
Hoyt's Comedy Co. presented "In
Old Kentucky." The performance in
every particular was good. Miss Ger-
trude Hilliker as Madge gave a clever
performance of a difficult part. Mr.
Raymond as Col. Saudusky Doolittle
And Mr. Hubbard as Ned In the com-
edy characters as usual made a big
bit. Tonight Hoyt's famous play "A
Texu Steer" will be the bill. This
play U too well known for any com-
ments suffice to say it is the master-
piece of the master of sarcasm. Mr.
Hubbard will play "Fishback" the
colored politician Mr. Raymond "Ma-
jor Ten." New and up-to-date spec-
ialties will be introduced and satis-
faction will be guaranteed or money
refunded. Saturday at 2:15 a matinee
will be given for the benefit of the
ladies and children admission 10c to
All. Saturday a live pig and possum
will be presented to the one holding
Abe lucky number.
Cloudy; probably snow ton ight; Fri
day snow or rain; rising temperature.
-The Bells ' at Worcester tonight.
Fresh milk cow for sale cheap. En-
Drug store sundries at People's
Dr. Byrd came down from Fairland
Tickets for the "Bells'' on sale at
Cook's book store.
The "Bel's'' made a great hit at
Muskogee last night.
L. P. Isbell went to A f ton yester-
day evening returning today.
Jewelery largest assortment finest
grade at Foreman's Pharmacy.
Consult your own interest by buy-
ing drugs at Foreman's Pharmacy.
For Sale 5oo tons of hay in stack;
address Fred L. Kelly Vinita. jlStf J
Matt Hawkins went to Adair yes-
terday evening to look after his cattle.
A very desirable residence lot for sale
on north Wilson street. Apply at this
The members of the "Bells'' concert
troupe came in on the Katy this
This was the coldest morning of the
season the thermometer registered
Medicines are a staple just now
never so great a demand; at Fore-
Mrs. C. L. Harnage (nee Miss Fan
Hunt) left this morning for Talala
her future home.
WaltT Charlcsworth and George
Couch leave for Tahlequah tomorrow
to attend the Seminary.
Hear the "-"Bells" a tine musical
company and at popular prices at
Worcester academy tonight S p. m.
Mrs. W.J. Strange came in from
Chelsea yesterday evening to visit her
father Mr. Raymond who is quite
Reserved seats Sue general admis-
sion 35c on sale at postotlice book
store for the Bells Feb 9. at Wor-
You can buy "To cure a cold in a
day" at People's drug store where all
staple druggists' preparations are in
stock all the time.
Geo. Badgett of Butte Montana
who is visiting his brother TV. R.
Badgett went to Sapulpa on .the
Frisco til is motniug
Mrs Jim Kell came iu from Chelsea
yesterday evening for a few days visit.
To close out a few $35 saddles for
$27 at Lee Barrett's. f9w2dl
G. TV. Cox and H. Wood from
across Grand river are in the city to-
day. The river is frozen over at most
places making it difficult to cross.
The battle won. Finest and
largest line of saddles and harness ever
shown in the Cherokee nation at Lee
Barrett's. Prices to suit the times.
The National Hotel L. J. Fish
proprietor is located third door south
of United States court bouse on west
side or South Wilson street. First
class accommodation guaranteed.
wed 1 wk
Troubles of Our Own.
The Daily Chieftain Is after bus
iness all right but seriously object
to life long residents of Vinita taking
our placeof business for livery stables
blacksmith shops grocery stores and
the doctor's office. Notlqng since one
of our leading attorneys called up the
oflice and requested that the white
pony be sent up immediately. Now
the only "pony" that interests the
boy who is paid for answering the
telephone is that product of Papsthei-
scr and Shlitzenbush; and be so in
formed the gentleman who at once
went Into a towering rage broke up
the telephone and said plea-ant things
about wrong numbers telephon
Next came a lady who wanted to
know what good butter was worth
and when told by the telephone boy
that he did not know she expressed
her opinion of a grocery cierk who did
not have brains enough to keep up
with the market price of butter in
very forcible and eloqueut terms.
On top of this our telephone boy
has been asked a thousand hard queS'
tions such as: "How is the .iorth
bound train?" "Have you any fresh
eggs?" "Can you send me up a ton of
coal at once?" "Please have the doc
tor call at our house immediately" etc
Today however was reserved for
the crushing blow. First a gentle
man called for his horse-but the boy
refused to accommodate him. Then
a man unknown wanted to know if
he could come in and repair the beam
of his sod plow. It was more than
poor weak boy could stgnd; he tried to
explain to the gentleman that he was
talking to a representative of
The Daily Chieftain but it was
of no use. Finally the man-
of-the-plow got mad and in an I'll
break-your-neck voice informed the
boy that he knew wtiat he wanted
and where to get it saying also that
The Chieftain force were all black
The poor boy went out in the work
room and asked the printers what it
all meant explaining the conversa
tion as it occurred. Now the entire
printaorial force is on the war path
and woe to the man-of-the-plow if he
falls into their hands.
Notice to the Public.
Beginning Sundav Feb. 12 the
postotlice hours will be from 31 a. m
to 1 p. m. thus affording ample op-
portunity for the public to get mails
as they return from church. The gen
eral delivery window will not be
opened again after 1 p. m.
Job H. Butlkr P. M.
To Cure a Cold in One Day
Take laxative bromo quinine tab-
lets. All druggists refund money if
it rails to cure 25c. The genuine has
L. B. Q. on each tablet w S may
A first class line of saddles and liar
ness best in the world for the money
Lee Barrett. f9w2dl
Typhoid fever and all kindred ailmenst
prevented and cured by the use Begg's
Mtue Giant 1'ilis. w e keep mem Peo
ple s drug store.
If You Are Particular....
Want a good shave or none the
place to go is Wm. H. Martin's
Palace Barber Shop
Odr Opposite Post Offlee.
1HAS. W. DAY D. D. S.
Gold crown and bridge work
Office over First Sf Baolc.-VJNITA I. T
pORTNER & BAOBY
PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS
VINITA C. N.
Office over First National Bank
Hoouts 1 2 and 3.
Sa&fcles an& Darnels
Made and repaired. Every
thine in first-class style. A
Good quality of Goods car-
ry the day. You can always
find this true if you look at
J. V. Martin's stock east of
the Katy track pall on us
when in town and be con-vinced.f-
Capes an6 Cloaks.
There are a few left and the
prices have been greatly re-
duced at se v
Has on display a beautiful lut of
We have just gotten quite a large
I EMBROIDERIES AND LflCES
Which will be ready for inspection '
tomorrow. We have a beautiful line 'I
of Underskirts and Night (Jowik.
Call tomorrow and see these goods.
J. C. GRAY.
We have all our buyers
We show the v
Quick Sales and Small
Profits is our motto.
Cook's Book Store
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Marrs, D. M. The Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 1, No. 112, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 9, 1899, newspaper, February 9, 1899; Vinita, Indian Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc775438/m1/4/: accessed September 24, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.